5 Workout Apps for 2018
It’s 2018 which means the holiday eating season is officially over and you are probably thinking it’s time to spring into your workout routine. Whether you want to shed the extra helpings of stuffing you ate or are just looking to start out the year new and improved, these apps can help you start off 2018 with a bang! All these apps are free, however, some have paid premium versions, and they are available for Apple and Android mobile devices.
Headspace (iOS & Android)
Download Headspace: https://www.headspace.com
Being in a good state of mind to start out the New Year is just as important as physical health. Created by meditation and mindfulness expert, Andy Puddicombe, Headspace guides you through mindfulness and meditation exercises. There are a variety of different guided sessions that all fall under five categories Foundation, Health, Relationships, Performance, and Headspace Pro. When you first download Headspace you have access to the 30-Day Foundation pack which introduces you to the basics of meditation.
My Fitness Pal (iOS & Android)
Download MyFitness Pal: https://www.myfitnesspal.com
My Fitness Pal is a free app that lets you track not only weight loss but the food you eat. It has a wide variety of foods already in it’s database so all you have to do is scan the barcode. And if there happens to be something that isn’t in the database, like something you cook yourself, you can manually add it.
Fit Radio (iOS & Android)
Download Fit Radio: https://fitradio.com
Finding the right music is imperative to help you slug through those workouts you’d rather not be doing. Fit Radio delivers an array of exercise focused music mixes and playlist as well as audio coached workouts to help you set and keep your pace. Users can set a variety of parameters such as their target heart rate in addition to setting intervals, track their runs and saving their favorite playlists.
Under Armour’s Map My Fitness (Android, iOS)
Download Map My Fitness: http://www.mapmyfitness.com/us
Under Armour’s Map My Fitness logs more than 600 different fitness activities and syncs with more than 400 devices to give users a complete picture of their athletic performance. Through the Map My Fitness community, users can join challenges as well as motivate friends. There are premium versions of the app that offer personalized training programs and the ability to monitor heart rate zones.
Sworkit (iOS & Android)
Download Sworkit: https://sworkit.com
This HIT focused app has a wide variety of workouts to choose from as well as personalized incentives that will really make you simply work it. What makes this app unique is that you can choose the activity type and then the kind of work out you’d like to do. For example, you could chose strength from yoga. You can customize the time from five minutes to an hour. Also this app includes a calorie counter to tell you how many calories you’ve burned by completing each exercise.
Your doctor is available at any time to discuss your personal fitness goals.
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